Student Arrested In Stony Brook University Dorm Break-Ins

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A student has been arrested in connection with at least six dorm room break-ins at the Stony Brook University campus.

David Im, 19, a sophomore, was arrested Friday on charges of burglary and criminal trespassing, 1010 WINS’ Mona Rivera reported.

Stony Brook Student Arrested In Dorm Break-Ins

Several students told police that they awoke to find a strange man inside their dorm rooms Thursday morning, the university said.

The rooms all belonged to female students and the break-ins occurred between 5 a.m. and 6 a.m., WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported.

Stony Brook Student Arrested In Dorm Break-Ins

“Some of the rooms unfortunately were unlocked,” said assistant campus police chief Lawrence Zacarese. “The ability to get into the room was simply gained by opening an unlocked door.”

A wallet and a key were stolen from two rooms, Hall reported.

Im could be expelled from Stony Brook, Rivera reported.

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